Students from abroad

Studying in Würzburg

Würzburg is a Bavarian city with a long history as a student city. About 30,000 students are studying at three higher education institutions: Würzburg University (Julius-Maximilians-Universität), University of Music, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS). Gastronomy and leisure facilities are geared to this. Wine lovers will soon appreciate the location and culinary delights. The city has much to offer and is open to the world outside while at the same time compact and private. 

For more information about studying and the area around Würzburg, please check the following links:

City of Würzburg

The official website of the City of Würzburg offers information regarding the city administration, tourism, sightseeing and events.


The website of the Region Mainfranken GmbH offers plenty of information about sightseeing, day trips and events in and around Würzburg. 

On the website of the Studentenwerk Würzburg, you will find more information about counselling services, but also the daily menu for student canteens in Würzburg.Opens external link in new window

Catholic and Protestant student communities (Hochschulgemeinde)

As places of encounter for all students in Würzburg, the Catholic student community and the Protestant student community organise working groups, spiritual, ecumenical but also cultural and sporting events.

University sports

FHWS students can use the sports facilities offered by the University of Würzburg.

At the start of the semester, middle of October or beginning of April, you can get an authorisation card for a fee of € 15.

For more information, please visit the pages of the University of Würzburg.


The Internet provides useful information for the accommodation hunt. Examples for search engines for shared accommodation or individual flats in Germany (if not stated otherwise, websites are available in German only):